Monthly Archives: April 2013

Baby leeks

Baby leeks are delicious. Since they’re tiny you can eat a lot of the green stuff unlike more mature leeks where the green is tough as nails. Saturday I picked up two bunches of baby leeks from Birdsong Farm at … Continue reading

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Water! We’ve got water!

I came home from my day job on Friday night to find Mike and Uncle Dave digging up the orchard with a backhoe. Remember that middle spigot? The one that hasn’t worked in 20+ years and the one we thought … Continue reading

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Go big or go home!

There are loads of things that need fixing and updating but we can live with most of them. The one thing I could not live with – the kitchen sink.  It is the worst. It is super shallow and it’s … Continue reading

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Cue the Eddie Money – “Give me some water!”

“Cool, cool water!” We have a lot of outside spigots. The one on the left is at the back of the yard before you reach the old orchard. The one in the middle is in the old orchard and super … Continue reading

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Sunday Funday!

I love Sundays. Here is how we spent our day. We started by laying down some new straw for the goats. The chickens seemed to really enjoy it. We also noticed that a couple of chickens were laying eggs in … Continue reading

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Seeds!

We finally got started on our seeds. And just in time for the temperature outside to drop from 80 to 40! Classic Ohio spring. I’ve been under the weather so Mike did the hard work of lugging in the shop … Continue reading

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cock-a-doodle-do

Meet Napoleon. He is our Silver Duckwing Old English bantam rooster. Here he is in happier times at the old house. Saturday we noticed that Napoleon seemed a little listless and slow and was really keeping his distance from the … Continue reading

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